CAST Sigourney Weaver (Galaxy Quest) Tom Skerritt (Poison Ivy) Veronica Cartwright (The Witches of Eastwick) Harry Dean Stanton (Avengers Assemble) John Hurt (Hellboy) Ian Holm (The Hobbit) Yaphet Kotto (Midnight Run) The commercial spacecraft Nostromo is on a return trip to Earth with a seven-member crew in stasis: Captain Dallas, Executive Officer Kane, Navigator Lambert, Science Officer Ash, Warrant Officer Ripley, and Engineers Parker and Brett.Detecting a mysterious transmission, possibly a distress signal, from a nearby planetoid, the ship’s computer, Mother, awakens the crew.He worked closely with mathematics professor Hugh Blackburn in his work.He also had a career as an electric telegraph engineer and inventor, which propelled him into the public eye and ensured his wealth, fame and honour.
After recording the ship’s final log entry, she places herself and Jones into stasis for the voyage home.
She narrowly escapes in the shuttle as the Nostromo explodes.
As she prepares to enter stasis, Ripley discovers the Alien is aboard the shuttle.
She dons a spacesuit and opens the shuttle’s airlock, causing explosive decompression which forces the Alien into the shuttle’s open doorway.
She propels it into space by shooting it with a grappling hook, but the gun catches in the closing door, tethering the alien to the shuttle.